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Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Sarah Walsh, Contributing Writer

July 19, 2020

Winchester Hospital has seen a major influx of patients due to COVID-19. Chrissie Quill, a nurse manager at the hospital, talks about how the staff have adjusted to treating their patients and her personal experience with COVID-19.

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares his knowledge of COVID-19

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares his knowledge of COVID-19

Ella Adams, Contributing Writer

July 18, 2020

Dr. Mark Denison, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, talks about the history of coronaviruses, the future of COVID-19 and how we can protect ourselves.

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

Ava Bertino, Contributing Writer

July 9, 2020

Sofie Lafratta, a freshman at Indiana University, is in a long distance relationship with her boyfriend who attends West Virginia University. How has quarantine, a time when everyone should stay inside and avoid spending time with non-relatives as much as possible, affected her relationship?

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 28, 2020

With the fast spread and unpleasant symptoms of COVID-19, diabetics are taking extra precautions regarding their health.

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Men's Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

March 11, 2020

The Minutemen pulled away from the Sharks behind a 6-1 fourth quarter.

Ask UMass — Blarney

Ask UMass  — Blarney

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 6, 2020

Every year, thousands of UMass Amherst students celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the first Saturday in March- also called Blarney. In this episode, students discuss how their spending Blarney weekend and their thoughts on Meek Mill performing at the Mullins Live! concert.

Women’s Highlights: UMass gets big win over St. Bonaventure and advances to Quarterfinals

Women's Highlights: UMass gets big win over St. Bonaventure and advances to Quarterfinals

Michael Araujo, Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Minutewomen dominated the first half and quickly jumped out to a 20 point lead early on in the game

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass’s offensive attack overwhelms Albany

Men's Lacrosse Highlights: UMass's offensive attack overwhelms Albany

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

March 5, 2020

The Minutemen scored a season high 17 goals and were able to pull away from the Great Danes in the fourth quarter

Wire News Weekly – 3.1.20

Wire News Weekly - 3.1.20

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 2, 2020

In this episode of Wire News Weekly, Rebecca Duffy talks about Bernie Sanders hosting a rally in Springfield, Rapper Meek Mill being chosen to headline Mullins Live! and more. Plus, Nicole Biagioni shares Amherst's weather forecast for the week.

Women’s Highlights: UMass finishes the regular season with a win against Rhode Island

Women's Highlights: UMass finishes the regular season with a win against Rhode Island

Michael Araujo, Reporter

March 1, 2020

Hailey Leidel and Vashnie Perry were recognized by the program on senior day and combined for 32 points.

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